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, bringing in milk for more than 30 dairies in northern california, saving them the transportation cost to creameries three and four hours away and giving him the milk necessary to make 300,000 pounds of high-quality specialty cheese a week. 22 varieties under his spring hill jersey cheese brand name. >> it was milk and it turns into curds and whey. >> mike: larry peter is a small curd in a $27 billion plus market. until -- >> chipotle seen that i was like an american dream. >> mike: he was discovered by the chipotle mexican grill restaurant chain. its marketing slogan is "food with integrity." larry peter has both and his cheese is in their restaurants. >> they're looking for people with passion. they want to go back and they want to buy a product the way it was 45, 50 years ago where cows are just on grass, they weren't pushed. >> mike: it's the slow food, sustainable farming, buy local organic quality food movement that has pushed artesian cheese into cheese sold. and larry peter has found the sweet spot. >> now the artists of the world, the chefs, are taking these cheeses and develo
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. >>> good evening. i'm scott shaffer. welcome to this week in northern california. we'll hear from elect eric cal sw -- swalwell. michael montgomery, reporter for kqed and center for investigative reporting, and moore, professor of law. the u.s. supreme court convened today behind closed doors discussing whether or not to review a lower court ruling striking down california's proposition 8. their highly anticipated decision could come monday. as you well know, the supreme court gets seven to eight thousand requests for cases to be reviewed. how do they decide? they only pick 80 or so a year. what is the criteria and why would prop 8 be an important one to look at? >> it's how legal the precedent is and how national the question is, how many people it affects, and relatedly, how much lower courts are struggling over that and related questions. so in the prop 8 case, it's true the prop 8 is a california-specific measure, and it's also true that a ninth circuit ruling tried to make its ruling non-specific. california is such an important state and it occurs in dozens of other states and tha
to reroute to ports in mexico, panama and northern california. a tentative deal was reached late last night after federal mediators joined negotiations. no details yet on the deal, but workers are expected to get new terms that will prevent jobs from being outsourced. >> tom: we saw the influence of apple on any stock index which includes it. without apple, the dow rallied. but the nasdaq and s&p 500 were weighed down thanks to apple's weakness. the s&p 500 hit its lowest level of the session just after a stronger than expected report on the services sector before 11:00 a.m. eastern time. it bounced into positive territory and closed up 0.2%. volume picked up a little on the big board with 757 million shares. 1.8 billion moved on the nasdaq. the technology sector was the big drag on the broad market. it fell 1.3%. the utility sector saw the best gains, up 1.6%. apple put the brakes on the broad market, selling off on heavier than usual volume. apple fell 6.4%, with the stock closing at a three-week low. there are plenty of trader theories behind the weakness in apple. they include apple not
in northern california." big news today from the u.s. supreme court on gay marriage. before we get to our other topics, we'll briefly discuss that with our panelists. joining me tonight are jill tucker, "san francisco chronicle" education reporter. matthai kuruvila, also with the "san francisco chronicle." and paul rogers with "san jose mercury news." the high court announced it will review proposition 8, california's ban on same-sex marriage and the federal defense of marriage act. paul, we'll begin with you. what can we infer from this? what's the time frame? can we expect any sweeping judgments? >> well, a timeframe is the arguments are going to happen in march then we expect a decision by the end of the court session which is june 27th. it will probably go right to the very end. as for how sweeping and how big of a decision we can expect, that's sort of the $64,000 question that court watchers were already speculating about today. are we going to get a narrow ruling one way or another on either one of these two cases or is it going to be one of those once in a generation social civil
>>> good evening. welcome to "this week in northern california." i'm uyl quan. tonight, our thoughts and prayers are with the families affected by the school shooting in newtown, connecticut. now, to help those of you who would like to talk about the incident with your children, we provided a link to some useful resources on our website. we hope it can be of some help today in the wake of this devastating tragedy. we move now to tonight's discussion. and joining me on the panel are aarti kohli, senior fellow at uc berkeley's warren institute on war and social policy. paul rogers, environmental writer with the "san jose mercury news." stephen sock, investigative reporter with nbc bay area. and from los angeles, david lazarus, columnist with "the l.a. times." aurti, let's start with you. uc berkeley announced a new scholarship program for undocumented students. why did the university feel it was necessary to support these students? >> well, yes it's very excites news. $1 million from the foundation. and the university really feels strong obligation to these students because th
. there was huge victories for democrats in california house races, two supposedly embattled democrats in northern california held on, john garamendi and jerry mcnerdy. om omnivera unseated dan lundgren in his second bite at that apple. in an interesting example of how the top two primary system is going to change things going forward in california, we said good-bye to the dean of our congressional delegation, dean stark, as he was unseated by a fellow democrat, representative-elect herb swolo. >> i want to ask you you about the ethnic shift you mentioned. seemed to me the last 30 or 40 years, the republican has had a reliable model, the southern strategy, where you have to win roughly 60% of the white vote, mostly older, appealing to, you know, certain issues, gun control, abortion issues, things like that. but as the percentage of the vote has changed, going from, you know, 90% was white in 1980 that voted for president and now it was 72%, is there any way for the republicans to continue using that strategy going forward, or are they going to have to literally start from scratch because there ar
.n. regulatory agency insisted such claims are "completely untrue." concerns about flooding eased in northern california today, despite heavy downpours over the weekend. the region has had three powerful storms in the last week. as much aan inch of rain an hour fell in some communities yesterday. rivers swelled, but the storm moved faster than expected so flooding wasn't as bad as it could have been. still, strong winds downed trees, leaving some 57,000 people without power. some 20,000 public school students in five states will spend more time in the classroom next year. they're part of a pilot program announced today in colorado, new york, massachusetts, connecticut, and tennessee. a total of 40 schools will add at least 300 hours to the standard school calendar. the goal is to see whether more time will make american students more competitive on a global level. britain welcomed news today that prince william and his wife catherine are expecting their first child. the announcement said the 30- year-old mother is in the early weeks of pregnancy. she's hospitalized in london with a severe for
don't know, maybe it is because i grew up in northern california, think think where does the energy live in a person? and for me rachel singer has survivor skills, her whole family has been killed, why does she deserve to be alive? and so for her i thought a lot about scar tissue, that she is just this walking scar tissue and that helped me a lot. >> rose: and there is a scene, though, where he is in a chair. >> uh-huh. >> rose: i mean that has to be a tough scene for you to film. >> oh, yes. >> rose: where is your head? >> well, during all of those scenes, the doctors becomes a fertility doctor so she has to be a patient and shot all of that stuff for a week in chronological order and even though you know, we are acting he is not performing an examination on me, it is still really embarrassing and humiliating and you put yourself there. >> rose: so you have to identify with the humiliation. >> exactly, so much so that when we finally filmed the attack when rachel comes, you know, he is finally able to attack him, i think i was a little too excited about that scene, and the very f
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